Steve’s Top Picks

2012 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible

How exclusive, you ask?  Only 25 examples of the 2012 model year XKR-S Convertible will be sold in the U.S.  And before you grab your checkbook and run to your Jag dealer for an XKR-S Coupe instead you should know…

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2013 Lincoln MKT

Every auto journalist has a dark horse and the MKT is mine.  You know, a vehicle that doesn’t get a lot of love but is deserving of more.  This is my 3rd test-drive of an MKT since its introduction a…

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2012 Porsche 911 S Cabriolet

There is no car on the planet more associated with the word ‘iconic’ than the 911.  First introduced nearly 50 years ago, its styling has changed at a glacial pace and Porsche loyalists would have it no other way.  But…

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2012 Bentley Continental GTC

With a more muscular, defined stance the 2012 Continental GTC flaunts its new body with the confidence of a supermodel.  Being the first redesign since its debut in 2006, the GTC now comes with even more unmistakable Bentley presence.  Slightly…

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2012 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab 4X4 V6

Choices in this segment have diminished to just a few, and for all intents and purposes boil down to this Tacoma and the Nissan Frontier. Though neither has undergone a redesign in a number of years and won’t again until…

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